Jan Rauk
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Why I love Human Resources ...

With 25 years working in the HR field and teaching Human Resources Management for over 10 years, I can honestly say there are no two days alike. The HR field offers challenges and opportunity so I encourage others to check it out. Jan Rauk

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Scott Bulkowski

Well good for you Jan Rauk. There is some really good people in HR. Keep up the great things you do.

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Russelle Nuzzo

I am having a hard time getting back into HR myself. Been a stay at home mom to three kids and really trying to find out how to get my feet wet again. Recently going through divorce and custody battles (past three years). I took a path into the medical field had 8 months of nursing school but had to quit due to the divorce. Since I was a stay at home mom I was forced by the courts to look for a job, mind you I ran my pet sitting business and worked for a private busing company working with autistic children in transporting them. I had to take a job as a medical assistant because I couldn't get a job in HR. I quit the medical assistant recently to try and revamp my career, although resume looks horrible (in my eyes) wish I knew the tricks on how to get back into HR. I resolved to temporary agency in hopes of getting back to it. And also had someone rewrite my resume specifically for hr assistant jobs.

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Nisha Feliz

Thanks Jan. Any pointers for professionals from other fields that want to transition into HR field?

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Nadia Choudhry

I just got a job in human resources (compensation and benefits), it's going to be a challenge so wish me luck!

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Michelle Venning

I am very excited for you and it is interesting that you posted this because i am looking to enter the Human Resources field. This spring i will be studying for my Masters degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Human Resources. I am so excited because i look forward in reaching out to workers in helping them thrive and being productive in the work place. I would like to know from you how did you get started to gain experience in this field.

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Xavier Hudgins

I am sure you enjoyed it their. 25 years is a long time.

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Wanda Wardlow

I have over 10 years of experience, and I had an opportunity to move on and find a passion in another field, because it was so difficult getting back into HR, it can be stressful at times and I can say I'm happy to read all of the stories regarding the challenges others are having, I thought it was me. I suggest looking for career where you can use your transferable skills. It is not worth the constant applying and later u still see the job openings. I had to move on.

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Kimberly Scott

I would love to break into the HR field. I'm 37 with retail management experience, any recommendations?

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Kathi Martinez

I enjoy working in Human Resources too! I'm a people person, and working to build positive relationships between Mgmt. and the employees is a joy of mine. I enjoy getting to know the people I work with. There are no two people the same. And Jan, you are so right, it does offer challenges and opportunity. Thanks for sharing!

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Curtis Williams

What she said is so true and your 1st contact on how you see your new place of business.

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